Classic Graduates Turbo-charged In Asia
18th Nov 2010
Graduates of the Inglis Sydney Classic Sale have been enjoying a healthy run of success in Asia this month, with Turbo King adding his name to the list with an impressive Happy Valley win last night.
Like last Saturday’s Group 2 Sandown Guineas winner Pressday, Turbo King is a first crop Classic graduate by emerging Darley stallion Domesday. He was secured for just $18,000 at the 2009 Classic Sale and is now the winner of two races in four starts.
He stopped the clock in a slick 57.06 seconds for the 1000m and landed a plunge after firming from 5/2 to start a $2.10 chance.
He joins a string of top performers for Classic on the Asian circuit in recent weeks.
Last weekend, former New Zealand Group 1 winner Tell A Tale ($40,000 2007 Classic) ran second in the $S1.35million Singapore Gold Cup. Earlier in the month, Any Humour ($20,000 2005 Classic) was a Group 2 winner in Singapore of the TC EW Barker Trophy.
Also in Singapore, Ntini ($100,000 2006 Classic) won the Group 3 TC Paititi Gold Trophy in September.
Of course, Classic was the sale where Hong Kong legend Silent Witness was secured from for just $55,000 in 2001.
The 2011 Inglis Classic Sale will be held at Newmarket over three days from January 23 to 25. The catalogue will be posted online tomorrow.
Inglis Sales Catalogues
2019 Classic Yearling Sale
9, 10, 11, 12 & 14 February 2019
2019 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale
3, 4, 5, 6 March 2019
2019 Australian Easter Yearling Sale
9, 10 April 2019